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" ... very man who is straining his lungs and bawling and accusing everybody else: "How about yourself? What do you really do, and what in Heaven's name do you contribute to the world?" he would say, if he were willing to say what was right and true: "I... "
Lucian - Page 295
by Lucian (of Samosata.) - 1919
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Moral Exhortation: A Greco-Roman Sourcebook

Philosophy - 1986 - 184 pages
...he were willing to say what was right and true: "I hold it unnecessary to be a merchant or a farmer or a soldier or to follow a trade; I shout, go dirty,...barefoot in winter, wear a filthy mantle and like Momus [a literary figure who personified faultfinding] carp at everything the others do. If some rich man...
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College Press NIV Commentary: New Testament Introduction

David Fiensy - 1994 - 416 pages
...sarcastically quoted such a meddlesome teacher as saying: I hold it unnecessary to be a merchant or a farmer or a soldier or to follow a trade; I shout, go dirty,...mantle and like Momus carp at everything the others do (Lucian, Icaromenippus 31, trans. Malherbe p. 100). The Thessalonian believers are not to follow the...
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